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Jane A. Knach, retired University of Maryland Medical Center dietitian

Jane A. Knach, retired University of Maryland Medical Center dietitian

Jane A. Knach, a retired University of Maryland Medical Center dietitian and active church member, died Aug. 26 at her Govans home. She was 96. A son, Theodore Henry Knach of Govans, said the cause of death was "failure to thrive." The daughter of Dr. Frank Hayes, a dentist, and Ruth Dinsmore Hayes, a homemaker, Jane Atherton Hayes was born and raised in Worcester, Mass., where she graduated in 1940 from North High School. Mrs. Knach earned a bachelor's degree in home economics in 1944 from Boston University, and she took postgraduate studies at Columbia University in New York. In 1953, her college roommate urged her to move to Baltimore, and the two shared an...

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